Dandy News….

I recently found out that my trail-drive novel, The Too-Late Trail, (A Ralph Compton Western), was chosen as a 2022 Spur Award Finalist by Western Writers of America in the Best Western Mass Market Paperback Novel category. I’m pleased, to be sure, and even more so to...

Great news for DILLY….

I just learned that my novel, DILLY, is a 2021 Will Rogers Medallion Award finalist in the Young Readers category.  All the best to my fellow finalists, and … Go, DILLY! Here’s a link to the full list:...

Dilly Gets Spurred!

Western Writers of America recently announced its selections for the 2021 Spur Awards. I am pleased to say that Dilly was chosen as this year’s Spur Award winner in the Best Juvenile Fiction category.  I congratulate all my fellow winners and finalists and wish...

Make way for DILLY!

Just in time for Christmas, my new novel arrives on December 16! DILLY is the story of abused orphan boy, Orville “Dilly” Dillard Jr., who travels west from Ohio to Wyoming in the summer of 1893 and ends up at the Hatterson Cattle Ranch. He gains friends—as well as a...

Six-Gun Justice Podcast Interview

Two fine writers, Richard Prosch and Paul Bishop, also happen to be podcast pards who run the excellent Six-Gun Justice Podcast. Imagine my surprise when, a couple of weeks ago, Rich asked if I would like to be on the show.  You bet, I said, and we proceeded to have a...